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The Latest: Police say man found in car had gunshot wounds

Oct. 14, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a body found in a car in Las Vegas (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Las Vegas police say a man who was found dead in a parked car had multiple gunshot wounds and appears to have been shot by a passenger. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said in a statement Monday that the man was...

Nevada school district to adopt misconduct reporting system

Oct. 14, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's Clark County School District plans to use a telephone line and website allowing employees and volunteers to file reports of harassment and mistreatment. KSNV-TV reported Sunday that the district's board of trustees last week approved a $45,000 contract with NAVEX Global Inc. to...

Las Vegas shooting leaves a man dead and another man wounded

Oct. 14, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada police say a man is dead and another has been hospitalized following a shooting in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Sunday that the man died at an apartment in the southwest Las Vegas Valley. Authorities say a second man was listed in serious but stable condition at...

Las Vegas police investigate body found in car at apartments

Oct. 14, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a man's body was found in a parked car on the city's east side Sunday afternoon. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police spokesman Lt. Brian Boxler said someone called officers to an apartment complex to report a suspicious man in a parked car. Boxler told...

Las Vegas police trying to identify body found under a tarp

Oct. 13, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are trying to identify a dead body discovered underneath a tarp in a desert lot. The man's body was found Saturday morning. Witnesses say the 62-year-old man was sleeping under the tarp the night before. Tire tracks were located near the body, leading police to think...

Wayne Newton's former ranch Casa de Shenandoah sold

Oct. 13, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold. KTNV-TV reports Clark County records indicate the crooner's former 36-acre ranch sold for $5.56 million in July. The ranch, which includes the "white house" mansion and six other homes and stables, was sold to...

Nevada cities plan votes on misdemeanor jury trials issue

Oct. 12, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two southern Nevada cities are considering adopting laws to sidestep a requirement to provide jury trials in misdemeanor domestic abuse cases where gun ownership rights could be affected. The proposed ordinances due for votes in coming days in Henderson and North Las Vegas virtually mirror...

Democrat Elizabeth Warren marches in Las Vegas Pride parade

Oct. 12, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren danced to Aretha Franklin and posed for selfies as she marched Friday night in the Las Vegas Pride parade. The Massachusetts senator, who is gaining momentum in the crowded field of White House hopefuls, was the only candidate to appear at...

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

Oct. 11, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store....

Tennis instructor sues Vegas country club, alleges race bias

Oct. 11, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A tennis instructor is suing an exclusive Las Vegas country club, alleging she was wrongly fired in 2016 after an influential club member made "blatantly racist" comments about her biracial children. Carmel-Mary Hill's attorney, F. Travis Buchanan, said Friday the federal lawsuit filed...